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488 Ceremonial of the approaching Coronation. (June, Edward's Chair, and the Archbishop other Bishops doing the same, takes coming from the altar with the the Oath of Fealty. He then arises Crown between, his hands, assisted by and kisses the King's left cbeek : after other Bishops and by the Dean of him the rest of the Bishops present Westminster, puts it upon the King's do the like. Then the first Dake, head : upon which the trumpels for himself and tbe other Duka, sound, the drums beat, and the peo- kneels down and does homage ; the ple cry “ God save the King !" A first Marquis for himself and the rest; sigoal is also given from the battle- the premier Earl for the other Earis; ments, at which the 21 great guns in the first Viscount for the Viscounts; St. James's Park are fired, and also and the first Baron for the Barone the ordoance of the Tower. After During the Homage, the Treasures which, the Archbishop says an invu- of his Majesty's Household, altended cation and prayer.

by Garter and the Usher of the Black The Dukes of Normandy and Aqui Rod, throws among the people, fros! tain now put on their caps of estate, the South, West, and North sides of and the Peers and Kings at Arms the theatre, medals of gold and silver their coronets.

To the mean time an anthem is perWbile an anthem is singing, the formed. King delivers the Orb to the Dean of The ceremonies at the Commune Westinioster, and goes from his chair Service then commence, when the to the altar, where his sword is un. King presents another wedge called girt, and offered by his Majesty in the Mark of Gold, weighing eight the scabbard; but is immediately re. Qupces. The Communion Servic: deemed (by the King's command. then proceeds the Archbisbop fird ment) for an hundred shillings, and receives bimself, and next the Dean the nobleman who redeems it draws of Westminster and the Bishops « it out, and bears it naked before the Durham and Balb ; after which the King the rest of the solempity. . King communicates.

The King having returned again to A Procession to St. Edzard's Shrine his chair, the Master of the Jewel then commences ; when the King, alHouse delivers the Ring to the Arch- tended by the Lords carrying the four bishop, by whom it is consecrated. Swords, &c. proceed to the Confessori Then the King, drawing off his linen Shrine where the Recalia are delle glove, the Archbishop puts it on the vered by the King to the Archbishop, fourth finger of his right hand.

who offers them upon the altar.-The The Lord of the Manor of Work

King is then disarrayed of his sacred sop (the Duke of Norfolk) then pre

vestments; which are delivered to sents bis Majesty with a rich glove, the Dean, who lays them upon the which the King puts on his right altar.-The King is afterwards arhand; and the Archbishop taking rased iu Royal robes of purple velthe Sceptre, delivers it into the King's let furred with ermine; and the Archright hand. The Archbishop next bishop puts on the King's head a delivers the Rod, or Sceptre with the Crown of State, which be wears the Dove, into the King's left hand. rest of the day; also io his right hand

The Benediction.—The King then the Sceptre witb the cross, and the kneels, holding both the sceptres in Orb in his left. his hands, and the Archbishop blesses in the mean while the Proceshim. After which, the King arises, sion is arranged to return to Westand goes to King Edward's chair, minster Hall. All being reads, the where be kisses the Archbishops and King, with the four Swords borne Bishops. The Choirs sing, “ We praise before him, proceeds from Sl. Edthee, o God,” &c.

ward's Chapel, through the theatre The Inthroning and Homage.- His and choir, to his canopy; when the Majesty, being led up by the Archbi- whole of this splendid assembly reshops and Bishops, and attended by turns to Westminster Halle the great Officers of State, ascends (Continued in p. 567 el seq.) the Throne : the Archbishop, staud. * For the abore paruculars we are ing before him, then pronounces an chiefly indebted to Sandford's autbent* exhortalion. The King receives the “ History of the Coronation of James the Homage and Fealty of his Barons. Second, and to Mr. Arthur Tahiti Aud first the Abp. of Canterbury - Glory of Regality," a valuable rock, knecling before his Majesty, the deservedly commended in vol. XC.

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1821.) St. Donat's Cathedral Church, Glamorganshire. 489

Mr. URBAN, - May 28. to that purpose by Sir Edward StradThe Castle of St. Donat, in Gla- ling, knt. the fifth of that name),

1 morganshire (see Plate I.) is one who died in 1609. His monument of the twelve allotted to the fol. and picture will be hereafter noticed. lowers of Fitzbamon, who conquercd Three curious old paintings on a great part of South Wales in the pannel remain in good preservation, reign of William Rufus. The build. They each represent a man in arming of it commenced about the year pur, and a lady kneeling, with a desk 1102. It is situated on the sea.coast. between them, accompanied by their The present remains are very consis children. The inscriptions on the derable, and in better preservation paintings are as follow : than any other of the antient castles 1." Here lyeth Thomas Stradlinge, esq. of this county. The park stood on sopne to Harry Stradlinge, kt, and Elizti the West, and the garden lay on the his wyfe (the daughter of Wm Thomas of South, between the castle wall and Raglan in the countie of Monmouth, kt, the sea, towards which it descended who dyed at Cardyffe in the Monastery in terraces. The castle and manor of bf Preachinge Fryers, on the 8 day of St. Donat were given by Fitzhamon

Sept, in the yere of our Lord 1480, Whose to Sir William Je Esterliog (wbich

bones (after the disolution of the sayd Mo

D'astery) Thomas Stradlinge, knight *, his name was afterwards corrupted to

nephewe, caused to be taken up and caStradling), who probably built this

ried to Saint Donatts and buried in the magoificent structure. The property

Chauncell of the Church there, by his remained in this family till 1738, sonne, the 4 day of June, in the yere of when, owing to the failure of 'mal'e our Lord 1537; and afterwards Edward issue, it fell to the Mapsels of Mar. Stradlinge, knight, his nephew's sonne, gam, into which family the last of the 5th of that name, translated the said the Stradlings bad married. 1 bones out of the chaqucell into the Chap

Within the park, on the West of pell ther, in the yere of our Lord 1573; the Castle, stands a picturesque quad

after whose death his wyfe maried with rangalar tower. It is placed on an

Sir Rees ap Thomas, Knight of the Garelevated site, commanding a view of

ter, and dyed at Picton in the countie of

Pembroke, the 5 day of February, in the great extent, particularly of the Bris

yere of our Lord 1533, and was buryed at tol channel. This building is report

Carmarthen, in the Church of the Monased, by the tradition of the neigbour tery of Preacbioge Friers with the 'said Sir hood, to have been designed for a Rees ap Thomas her husband. (He died watch-tower, for observing distressed before he was 26 yrs of age).” vessels in stormy weather, in order to in the centre of this painting is the secure the cargoes for the lord, in the following: event of their being driven on shore.

"The undernamed Harry Stradlinge, k”, The coast near this place consists of

went on pilgrimage to Jerusalem, and rebold precipices of calcareous rocks,

ceived tbe order of the Sepulchre there, as presenting some deepexcavations, and his father Edward Stradlinge, kt, the 5tbt abounding in various productions. of that name, and grandfather Willm Mr. Donovan found here the fossil Stradlinge, kt, the second of that name, fragments of the vertebræ, pieces of did,--and died in the Isle of Cypress in the ribs, maxilla bones, and teeth of his coming bome, the last of August, in a large animal of the lizard genus,

the 16 yere of K. Edwd 4th, and is buried which he states could, when living,

there in the city of Famagusta. This said have been scarcely less than 12 or 15

Harry Stradlinge, from his house in So

mersetsbire to his bouse in Wales, was feet in length *,

taken prisoner by a Brytaine Pirate named The Church of St. Dooat bears

Colin Dolphin, whose redemption and great marks of antiquity, but the

charges stood him in 2200 markes, for the date of the building is not ascertained.

payment whereof be was driven to sell the In the windows are the Arms of Strad. castle and manor of Bassalleg and Sutton ling and others in painted glass. in Monmouthshire, and two mapors in

A small Chapel annexed to it serves Oxfordshire." as the burial-place of the Stradlings . He was buried March 30, 1573, by and appears to have been converted register, which is the earliest date recorded

there. * Descriptive Excursions through South † This certainly ought to be the third Wales, vol. 1. p. 565.;

of that name, instead of the fifth. GENT. MAG. June, 1821.

." Here

490 St. Dohat's Church, Glamorganshire.-Stradling Family. (June,

2. “ Here Iyeth Edward Stradlinge, kl. multa sobole mascula fecundæ juncturni the 4th of that name (songe to Thomas integra hæreditate donavit. D'oa agneta Stradlinge, Esquier, and Jevet bis wyfe, con : viro : et Jo : Strad: mil. Gl. adopt : the daughter of Thomas Mathewe of Ra- Patri. Pietatis officii et amoris ergo ac der, in the county of Glamorgan, esquier), posteritati sepeliendæ hoc sacrum po? 15 who died in the Castell of St. Donalt, the Maii, 1610.” 8 day of May, in the yere of our Lord On the South air

Oo the South side of the Chapel is 1535, and was buried in the chauncel of the Church ther, whose bones were after

a white marble monument to four trauslated by his nephewe Edward Strad.

children of Sir Edward Stradling, bart.: linge, kt, the 5th of that name, into the

H, S. E. Chappeli ther, in the yere of our Lord «Gullielmus Stradling, Hungerfordus, 1573; also here lyeth Elizabeth his wife, Rachel, et Edmundus; D'ni Edwardi Straddaughter to Thomas Aruadell of Lauh ling de Castro Sancti Donat, io agro Glacyron in the county of Cornwall, ks, who morgageosi, Equilis et Baronetti, et Dinæ died in childbead at Merthermawre, the Elisabethæ conjugis piissimæ, ex antiqua 20 day of Pebry, in the yere of our Lord et nobili Huogerfordorum de Castro Par: 1513, and was burged ther, whos, bones ley Hungerford in agro Somerset. familia Thomas Stradlinge, koight, her sonne, oriundæ, liberi nobilissimorum parevtum, caused to be taken up and caryed to St. generosa proles illis vita brevis sed innoDonats, and burged in the chauncell of ceos contigit, etenim dum eximium oris the Church ther with her husband, the 8 pulchritudinem polcherrimis moribus exday of Maye, in the yere of our Lord ornareut. Et non vulgarem præberent 1536; and were afterwards, by Edward expectationem, morte immatura prærepti, Stradlinge, knight, the 5th of that name, maguum sui desiderium reliquerent, breher nephewe, translated out of the chaun- vem hanc tabellam liberis suis charissimis cell iuto the Chappell ther in the yere of

parentes posuere. our Lord 1573.". .

Anno Dom'm.D.CLXXXI." 3. (The centre Painting). “Thes Pic

Io the centre of the Chapel, is a tures do represent Sir Edward Stradlinge, kt, the 5th of that name (and sonne lo Sir

beautiful inarble lomb: Thomas Stradlioge, knight, and Katerin

(South side): his wife, daughter to Sir Thomas Gamage "To the sacred memory of Edward of Corty, k'), and the Lady Agues Strada

Stradling of St. Donat's Castle in GlamorJinge bis wife, daughter to Sir Edward

ganshire, esq. the eldest son of St Edward Gage of Sussex, kt, and Elizth his wife, Stradling, bart, by Elizabeth, daughter of daughter to John Parker of Willington, in sr Edward Mapsel of Margam in the same the county of Sussex, esquier, which said

county, bart. He was born the 30th of Sir Edward, nowe, in his life-time, has set March, 1699, and departed this life in the forth thes Monumeots of thes bis aunces- fear of God the 3d day of Oct. 1726. aged tors, deceased ; and, by God's grace,

27, to the unspeakable griefe of his pameaneth both he and his wife, after their

rents and all that knew him, being a most decease, to keepe them bodilly company accomplished gentleman ja all respects." io. ibis sealfe-same place.-Anuo Domini, 1590."

Arms: Stradling : Barry of 6 Arg. The following Toscriptions remaja

and Az. surmounted of a beod Gul. to the memory of this family:

charged with 3 roses Argent, barbed Against the North wall is a fine old aad seeded proper. Crest: a stag at monument composed of alabaster and gaze, Arg.. Multo : “Duwn Digoni" coloured marbles, with a man iu arm

-(God and enough).. our, and a lady kneeling at an allar,

Oo the North side: . with much gilding and ornament, “ Here lies er Thomas Stradling, the go agreeably to the custom of the time. Bart. of England, and the last of the name. On it are the Arms of Stradling and He was the second soo of Sr Edw. Strad. Gage, with ibis ioscription:

ling, bart. by Elizabeth, daughter of St “ Edward' Stradling', 5 Majoru : Pil:

Edward Mansel of Margam, bart. and et Hieres 17' Equestris Ordiois 16'. Hic in

younger brother to Edw, Stradling, esq.

deposited within this tomb. He died at D'ao obdormiscit, qui Juvenis Gallia, Ger.

Monpellier, the 27th of September, 1738, mania et Italia Peragratis, Redux Patriæ

N. S. and was buried here the 19th of principi suis semper charus fidelis amag

March following. By his death the title tissimo vixit s octogenarius obiit 15 Maii, 1609. Agnetam D’oi Edw, Gage, mil. fil.

and family, after its continuance here habuit in uxore' qua' mæstissima' viduam

near 700 years, became extinct. Ætatis sobole ordam relinquens, Jo. Stradlingum

suæ 28." mil. Francisci natum e multis juniorem Arms: Party per pale Stradling and file acopt. Elisabethæ Gage, uxoris nep'ti, Mansel. 'Stradling, as above. Mar

sel,

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